BY BUKOLA BARDI
Nigeria is gradually moving towards ten thousand mark in recoveries from the novel coronavirus which hit the country four months ago and has contunue to spread like wildfire.
According to the updates released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, nine thousand and seven patients have been successfully treated of the virus.
The NCDC however noted that five hundred and sixty five people were not lucky as they lost the battle against the disease.
It also confirmed four hundred and ninety new cases of COVID19 in twenty states of the country yesterday with Lagos having one hundred and eighteen, Delta, eighty four, Ebonyi, sixty eight while Ondo recorded twelve.
Other states with new infections are, FCT-56, Plateau-39, Edo-29, Katsina-21, Imo-13, Adamawa-11, Osun-8, Ogun-8, Rivers-6, Kano-5, Enugu-3, Bauchi-3, Akwa Ibom-3, Kogi-1, Oyo-1, Bayelsa-1
The total number of covid19 cases Nigeria is now twenty four thousand five hundred and sixty seven while that of Ondo state is two hundred and forty four.